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  • Shy of votes, House GOP drops planned vote on abortion bill

    WASHINGTON (AP) — With thousands of anti-abortion protesters in town, Republicans are ready to push legislation through the House designed to please t ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 10:50 am
  • Valentine cookie bouquets available

    Friends of the Library will again be selling Valentine cookie bouquets.Bouquets available include: s ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 10:43 am
  • John Wayne Birthplace Museum to hold grand opening

    WINTERSET — Over the past 30 years, more than one million visitors have journeyed to historic Madison County to tour the modest four-room home where A ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 10:42 am
  • Creston students take eighth in auto skills contest

    ANKENY — Two Creston High School students captured eighth place in the 23rd annual (DMACC)/Iowa Automobile Dealers Association (IADA) Automotive Skill ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 10:41 am
  • Genealogical Society meeting Monday

    Union County Genealogical Society will meet 6 p.m. Monday at Gibson Memorial Library in Creston. The ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 12:49 pm
  • Patrick E. Marks named National Investors Advisor of the Year

    R. Joe Smith, President and CEO of National Investors, announced this week that Patrick E. Marks was named the National Investors Advisor of the Year.
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 12:49 pm
  • ISU Extension, Select Sires, Agrarian team up to offer advanced bull selection clinics

    KNOXVILLE — The columns of information in semen and bull sale catalogs seem to get larger and more complex every season. Genetics and genomics can cer ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 12:49 pm
  • Sign up for conservation planning assistance by Feb. 2

    Iowa producers and landowners who sign up for voluntary conservation planning assistance at the Greenfield Field Office by Feb. 2 will receive priorit ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 12:43 pm
  • Volunteer food bank, customer service workers needed

    Christiana Iyagbaye Sr. Memorial Foundation, a "caring and can-do" not-for-profit corporation, is in need of volunteers to work its food bank and char ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 12:36 pm
  • Iowa Sen. Ernst promises GOP focus on Americans' concerns

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The new Republican Congress understands Americans’ suffering from the economy, health care system and Washington gridlock and will s ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 11:09 am
  • City's franchise fee passes first reading

    The first reading of the city's franchise fee passed 4-3 Tuesday evening, despite strong push back from citizens and business owners.
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • Texas company applies for pipeline permit

    DES MOINES (AP) — A Texas company has formally asked the Iowa Utilities Board to approve plans for run an underground oil pipeline through Iowa.
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • Concerns raised about bullying within NV cheerleading squad

    GREENFIELD — Concerns about bullying within the Nodaway Valley cheerleading program were raised during the Nodaway Valley School Board's regularly sch ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • SWICO revitalizes discussion for Hwy 34 expansion

    The Southwest Iowa Coalition (SWICO) took the first step toward working with the Iowa Department of Transportation (IDOT) to expand Highway 34 to four ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:59 am
  • Obama challenges Republicans in State of Union speech

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says it’s time to turn the page after years of economic hardship at home and wars overseas. But Republicans i ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 11:08 am
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